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Old 09-20-2008, 07:35 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Success!

FINALLY, AFTER 5 YEARS OF WAITING I HAVE BUILT MY FIRST COMPUTER AND IT FEELS GREAT!!!! Boy I tell ya, I was really scared when I plugged it in and it didn't start up. The MOBO didn't even light up. I messed with teh reset button and until I finally realized the switch for the PSU was in the off position, doh! Anyways, if you're curious, here are the specs. I appreciate all the help guys.

ATI Radeon 4850
Biostar I45 MOBO
750tx Corsair PSU
Intel E8400 Core 2 Duo CPU
Sata Cavier 16 400gb HDD
4gb OCZ DDR2 5-5-5
Antec case

I wanted something that was Xfire ready for the future. I still have 30 days to excahnge or upgrade anything. Who knows, I may go back and get the 4870. By the way, did I mentino it feels good! Especially with all the cool blue fans and stuff.

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Old 09-20-2008, 07:43 PM   #2 (permalink)
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thats kinda the same thing i think im about to do except with a 4870 and a quad core.
got a antec 900 right here waiting to be filled with

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Old 09-20-2008, 07:51 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Same here, not new to building computers but havent built one in around 5 years so Im excited to do it again. I've got my thermaltake armor sitting on my desk just waiting for my parts to arrive from newegg.

Congrats on your new build and have fun with it.
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